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Qatar aid to Hamas/ PA losing West Bank control

This Update discusses the recent provision by Qatar of US$31 million to pay the salaries of civil servants in Hamas-controlled Gaza - and what it reveals about the reality of the situation in Gaza. It also includes the key findings of a new study indicating the Palestinian Authority (PA) appears to be losing control over the key cities of the West Bank....

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Noted and Quoted - February 2017

The future of US and United Nations relations was discussed following Donald Trump's outrage that the Obama Administration abstained on UN Security Council Resolution 2334 and Republican party threats to withhold funding to the world body. A Washington Post analysis by Josh Rogin in the Age/Sydney Morning Herald (Jan. 1) noted that 2334 "has opened up a Pandora's box in Washington, allowing anyon...

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As ISIS falters

As ISIS falters

The Islamic State, whose main slogan in Arabic is Baqiya watatamadad (remaining and expanding), has ...

Both PA and Hamas face financial squeeze/ Mosul and the lessons of Gaza

This Update features two articles about the serious financial problems of both the Palestinian Authority (PA) in the West Bank and Hamas in Gaza. In addition, it includes an article from two former senior American military officers about the lessons being learned from Israel's struggle with Hamas' terror tunnels in Gaza in the battle for Mosul, which is also believed to be riddled with tunnels by ...

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Noted and Quoted - February 2017

The future of US and United Nations relations was discussed following Donald Trump's outrage that the Obama Administration abstained on UN Security Council Resolution 2334 and Republican party threats to withhold funding to the world body. A Washington Post analysis by Josh Rogin in the Age/Sydney Morning Herald (Jan. 1) noted that 2334 "has opened up a Pandora's box in Washington, allowing anyon...

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AIJAC's submission to the Federal Parliamentary Inquiry into Freedom of Speech and article 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act

AIJAC's submission to the Australian Federal Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights Inquiry into Freedom of Speech in Australia - including into the operation of Part IIA of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth) (RDA) (including ss. 18C and 18D) and the complaints-handling procedures of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) - has now been published by the Parliamentary Committee...

Submission on Freedom of Speech (Repeal of S.18C) Bill 2014

This document constitutes the submission by the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) to Attorney-General George Brandis regarding proposed amendments to the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (RDA)... AIJAC maintains that the provisions of Part IIA of the RDA have worked effectively for nearly 20 years, and that there is not a compelling reason for repeal or wholesale ...

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Editorial: Lessons of the Gaza scandal

Over the past couple of months, a vile scandal has been in the process of unravelling in Gaza. At its core are charges that Hamas - the terror group that rules the territory - has infiltrated charities, NGOs and even UN agencies to steal aid....

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Noted and Quoted - February 2017

The future of US and United Nations relations was discussed following Donald Trump's outrage that the Obama Administration abstained on UN Security Council Resolution 2334 and Republican party threats to withhold funding to the world body. A Washington Post analysis by Josh Rogin in the Age/Sydney Morning Herald (Jan. 1) noted that 2334 "has opened up a Pandora's box in Washington, allowing anyon...

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Noted and Quoted - February 2017

The future of US and United Nations relations was discussed following Donald Trump's outrage that the Obama Administration abstained on UN Security Council Resolution 2334 and Republican party threats to withhold funding to the world body. A Washington Post analysis by Josh Rogin in the Age/Sydney Morning Herald (Jan. 1) noted that 2334 "has opened up a Pandora's box in Washington, allowing anyon...

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